Haile, Cumberland Family History Guide

Haile is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cumberland.

Other places in the parish include: Wilton.

Alternative names: Hale

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1544
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1676

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HAILE, or HALE, a parish in Whitehaven district, Cumberland; near Copeland forest, the river Eden, and the Whitehaven and Furness railway, 2½ miles SSE of Egremont. It includes the hamlet of Wilton; and its post town is Egremont, under Whitehaven. Acres, 3,220. Real property, £2,513. Pop., 302. Houses, 58. The property is subdivided. The manor, with Haile Hall, belongs to the Ponsonbys. Limestone and freestone abound. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £82. Patron, the Earl of Lonsdale. The church is good, and contains two mural tablets to the Ponsonbys.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Records

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Census

Census returns for Haile, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Haile, 1689-1908 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Haile (Cumberland)

Computer printout of Haile, Cumberland, England

Parish register printouts of Haile, Cumberland, England ; christenings, 1690-1811 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Haile, Cumberland, England ; christenings, 1813-1875 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Haile, Cumberland, England ; marriages, 1813-1878 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Cemeteries

Pre-1900 memorial inscriptions and history of Haile Church and St. Leonard’s Church, Cleator Author: Pooley, Brian; Pooley, John

History

Pre-1900 memorial inscriptions and history of Haile Church and St. Leonard’s Church, Cleator Author: Pooley, Brian; Pooley, John

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Cumberland
  • Civil Registration District: Whitehaven
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Copeland
  • Diocese: Carlisle
  • Rural Deanery: Copeland
  • Poor Law Union: Whitehaven
  • Hundred: Allerdale above Derwent Ward
  • Province: York